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Let’s Get Your Team Kitted Out!

We’ve teamed up with Wickes and the EFL to offer the ultimate football kit! We’re giving away 230 kits to teams up and down the country. Kits include : 15 x Jerseys, Shorts & Socks – making sure you turn up to game-day in style! 10 x Footballs – helping you perform like a pro! 1 x Managers Jacket – to help you keep cool under pressure 1 x Ball Bag – for ease carrying your equipment away from the pitch Enter at > www.wickes.co.uk/kits4clubs To enter, you must be a... Read More

The youngsters that have made the biggest impact on the EFL

  you cant win anything with kids –  – Alan Hansen MOTD 1995 Strong words from Alan Hansen regarding Manchester United and their opening game in 1995.  Despite his confident words and manner, Manchester United actually won the league that season – alongside the FA Cup! This was the start of United securing the first of what was to be two consecutive double-winning seasons – a feat never before seen in English football.  So it would seem Alan was wrong, you can win with kids. In fact, it’s possible to... Read More

The definitive guide to mastering the volley

The volley really is a showstopper. Scoring from a volley comes once in a blue moon for most players, but when it does happen, you can be sure the crowd will be up on their feet with their mouths wide open. Mastering this form of aerial acrobatics takes a lot time and some serious skill. Make it easier for yourself in the air with out definitive guide to pulling off the perfect volley! Step 1: Decision It is crucial that you make your mind up early when going for the... Read More

How are the newly promoted coping in the EFL

It’s fair to assume that the feeling you get once you finally clinch promotion is like no other. Ending the season on such a high, the thought of next season must be deep in the back of your mind. But as the summer draws to a close and next season becomes this season, players entering a new division must prepare to go up against stronger, faster and outright harder opponents. So here at Mitre we have analysed, critiqued and studied some of the newly promoted teams in the EFL, to... Read More

#madewithmitre – fiat tradesman trials

Last week St Helens plasterer won a one month trial with an English Football League club through the FIAT Tradesman Trials. Winner, River Humphreys, 25, chose League One side Rochdale AFC. He was crowed the winner by ex-tradesmen Stuart Pearce, Dean Windass and Geoff Horsfield. All moments of the trials were #madewithmitre. River Humphreys beat off stiff competition from across the UK to win the Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials – a search to find a current tradesman who has the talent to make it as a professional footballer in the... Read More